Flashcards in Neonatology Deck (7):
Incidence of CP when 5 min Apgar is =3?
Incidence of CP when 20 min Apgar is =3?
Four essential criteria to indicate hypoxia proximate to delivery severe enough to be associated w/ acute neuro injury:
1. Evidence of a metabolic acidosis in fetal umbilical cord arterial blood obtained at delivery (pH <7 and base deficit ~12 mmol/L)
2. Early onset of severe or moderate neonatal encephalopathy in infants born at 34 or more weeks of gestation
3. Cerebral palsy of the spastic quadriplegic or dyskinetic type
4. Exclusion of other identifiable etiologies, such as trauma, coagulation disorders, infectious conditions, or genetic disorders
Four major categories of neonatal intracranial hemorrhage
What is the most common site for neonatal intracranial hemorrhage?
Subarachnoid. Other types = subdural
What is the most common site for neonatal IVH?
80-90% germinal matrix